Why Translation is Important to Africa

legal translationsBetter access to effective document translation or legal translations across Africa could save lives and improve the welfare and well-being of millions of people in that continent according to a new study that has been done by Common Sense Advisory who has completed the study for an organization called Translators without Borders.

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Why we should all learn a second language

NAATI translatorMost people would agree that being able to speak a second or third language is a valuable asset. For many people in the world, this is something that is acquired quite naturally. Visit any of the Scandinavian countries for instance and you will find that most native speakers of Swedish, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian also speak at least English and probably German as well.

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Speed and Accuracy Must go Hand in Hand with Legal and Business Document Translation

onAugust 31, 2014

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Legal and Business DocumentSpeed and Accuracy Must go Hand in Hand with Legal and Business Document Translation

When business, and particularly legal documents, must be translated there is almost always a need for timely delivery. Businesses as well as many individuals work to a schedule. Delayed manuscripts and document handling may mean a contract lost. If documents are required in court, then the ... View More

Confidentiality is the Name of the Game with Legal Document Translation

onAugust 29, 2014

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Confidentiality is the Name of the Game with Legal Document TranslationLegal document translation is a specialist process best left to qualified and experienced translators who have the requisite in depth knowledge of both the language or languages that need to be translated but also the specific terminology used in many legal documents. There is no room for getting the legal translation of documents wrong as the wrong ... View More

Legal Document Translation – Get it Right!

onAugust 23, 2014

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Legal Document Translation – Get it RightConsidered by most translators as some of the most difficult documents to translate, are legal documents. You have to get it right when you translate from one language into another, but never more so than with translating legal documents.

Here in Australia, the legal translation of documents is just as important as anywhere else in the modern world, but fortunately, there ... View More

Portuguese, Sinhalese, Senegalese……..How About Legalese?

onJuly 18, 2014

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How About LegaleseSometimes it seems that legal documents are written in their very own language. The terms and jargon used are found nowhere else or at least have a specuifc contextual meaning. No wonder that legal document translation services have to use translators that not only understand the languages they are translating, but must be familiar with the legal terminology used in both countries as well ... View More

Getting Close To Nature

onJune 6, 2014

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It’s hardly a surprise that a country with Australia’s climate has a lot of outdoor swimming pools, which are very popular, particularly in the heat of an Australian summer. Mostly their used by human swimmers but occasionally they can be shared with other water-loving creatures. Recently some Australian pranksters put baby crocodiles into a Queensland swimming pool.

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Gollum Just Needed Sunshine And Vitamins

onDecember 15, 2013

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Gollum Just Needed Sunshine And VitaminsWhile Tolkien’s novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings were both filmed in New Zealand, they are popular all over the world and have inspired people from all walks of life. Recently the Australian Medical Journal published a study which suggested that the villains of the pieces were suffering from a lack of sunlight and vitamins. The study ... View More